Student Innovation Scholars
  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars – Pitch Event: L-R: Sheri Williams, Claire Vannelli, Tomi Nano, AbdulWahab Kabani, Gillian Mandich, Adam Paish, Lisa Cechetto (Executive Director, WORLDiscoveries)

  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars

    Graduate Student Innovation Scholars: Add value to your graduate degree & research...

Graduate Student Innovation Scholars

Looking to add value to your graduate degree and to your research? Join Western’s cohort of Graduate Student Innovation Scholars! Receive a participation award of $1,500. Apply your discipline-specific knowledge and develop expertise in entrepreneurship, commercialization and knowledge transfer with hands-on training. Apply your knowledge. Apply today.

What you bring

• Current Western graduate student

• Evidence of teamwork, creative thinking and presentation skills

• Any translational research, commercialization or entrepreneurship experience


What we offer

• A $1,500 award, one term of training and a certificate of completion

• Expertise in commercialization, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer

• Training for up to three teams of three


How to apply

• Submit your CV, a 200-250-word statement of interest and a cover letter

• Supervisor acknowledgement is strongly encouraged

• Submit your application to


Applications can be submitted now and are due by midnight on Sunday December 10, 2017.

The program is expected to start the week of January 11, 2018